Muslims should be cremated, there's no space to bury 20 cr people: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj

Muslims should be cremated, there's no space to bury 20 cr people: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj

Sakshi Maharaj, who is known for making making inflammatory remarks, has courted a controversy as he remarked that a law should be enforced to stop the construction of graveyard and that Muslims should be cremated since there is not enough land for graveyards.

Feb 28, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
Facebook to become world's biggest virtual graveyard by 2098: Study

Facebook to become world's biggest virtual graveyard by 2098: Study

This will happen because the website refuses to delete dead users and instead turns the account into a "memorialised" version.

Mar 07, 2016, 19:02 PM IST

Japanese woman feared murdered in Bangladesh; buried as Muslim

A 60-year-old Japanese woman living illegally in Bangladesh is feared to have been murdered and buried in a graveyard here as a Muslim after she went missing last month, police said on Tuesday as they arrested five people in this connection.

Nov 24, 2015, 19:36 PM IST

Kerala forests turn 'graveyard' of wild jumbos; 270 dead since January

As many as 40 per cent of the dead animals were males and 60 per cent were females, the figures released by Thrissur based Heritage Animal Task Force said.

Nov 23, 2015, 15:31 PM IST

Tension in UP village over wall construction around graveyard

Tension prevailed at Jaroda village in the district after a conflict between members of two communities over construction of boundary wall around a graveyard, police said on Monday.

Mar 23, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Sadhu's body buried in graveyard; incident sparks tension

Tension prevailed in Bilaspur village here after body of a 'sadhu' was buried in a graveyard which was opposed by members of a community, police said Thursday.

Feb 12, 2015, 14:05 PM IST

Karnataka Minister spends night in graveyard to bust the myth

 To create awareness against superstitions, Karnataka Excise Minister Satish Jarkiholi along with hundreds of people spent a night at a crematorium here.

Dec 07, 2014, 19:44 PM IST

Five detained for disturbing peace in Meghalaya

Five youth have been detained for allegedly trying to disturb peace after they were found conducting certain rituals in a graveyard at Tura, police said.

May 14, 2014, 10:48 AM IST

A 9,000-year-old magic wand!

A `magic wand` that is believed to be part of an ancient burial ritual 9,000 years ago in Syria has been unearthed by archaeologists.

Mar 13, 2014, 20:59 PM IST

Man lays foundation stone for his graveyard

In a bizarre incident, a 52-year -old man here arranged a feast for relatives and friends for laying the foundation stone of his graveyard on Friday.

Mar 08, 2014, 01:24 AM IST

Ahmadi man barred from burying child in Pakistan graveyard

A man from the minority Ahmadi community was barred from burying his two-year-old daughter in a graveyard in Pakistan`s Punjab province by a group of a Muslims.

Dec 22, 2013, 16:54 PM IST

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr as graveyard blast kills 14 in Afghanistan

An explosion killed at least 10 women in a graveyard in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, as the country celebrated the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of Ramadan.

Aug 08, 2013, 16:13 PM IST

Orphaned by AIDS, siblings forced to return to graveyard shelter in UP

Land for a house granted to five siblings who were found living in a graveyard cannot be handed over to them as there is a stay order against its transfer, one of the children has said on Monday.

Jul 29, 2013, 20:40 PM IST

Eva Mendez finds peace in cemeteries

Eva Mendes goes to graveyards to meditate because she finds cemeteries very peaceful places.

Apr 11, 2013, 14:38 PM IST

Man arrested for burying dog near graveyard in Pak

Pakistani police arrested a man in the garrison city of Rawalpindi for trying to bury his dog near a graveyard, according to a media report on Tuesday.

Feb 19, 2013, 14:56 PM IST

West Bengal now a graveyard: Buddhadeb

Former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday accused the West Bengal government of squandering money on self promotion instead of creating jobs.

Jan 13, 2013, 21:43 PM IST

Scientists unravel secrets of `ice age graveyard`

The fossil remains were found near a popular mountain ski resort in Colorado in US.

Jan 24, 2011, 09:26 AM IST

Taliban militants` bodies found in graveyard in Pak

The six militants were from Tariq Afridi faction of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan.

Sep 20, 2010, 13:59 PM IST

`Graveyard` shift affects quality of marriage: Study

Late night working shifts obviously disrupt life in many ways – a new study now examines their effect on marital union.

Aug 18, 2010, 16:10 PM IST